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The Lifeway’s Group is one of the UK’s leading providers of support services for people with diverse and often complex needs in community settings. Our vision is to help people live ordinary, independent and happy lives through extraordinary support.
Established in 1995, the Lifeways Group has over 10,000 employees providing specialist support services for people with learning disabilities, mental health needs, autism, profound and multiple learning disabilities, sensory and communication impairments, and acquired brain injuries. We do this through our portfolio of nine dedicated and specialist support services, which includes Autism Care, Brighton & Sussex Care, Care Solutions, Future Home Care, Integra, Keys Hill Park, Lifeways Community Care, Living Ambitions and SIL and currently support more than 6,000 people across the UK.
If you believe that people have a right to choose how to run their own lives, then we would like to hear from you.
We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Team Leader to manage the day-to-day running of our services helping service users with all aspects of their lives.
We are looking for people to join us to help achieve our aim of delivering a truly person-centred support service. In this role you will support the Service Manager to ensure that excellent services are delivered and ensure that the service is compliant with external regulatory standards. You will also be responsible for leading, advising and motivating a staff team and your duties will include staff supervision and team meetings.
Ideally you will hold an NVQ / SVQ 3 or a QCF level 3 award certificate or diploma in Health and Social Care or equivalent, and have relevant experience preferably within the relevant field. You will have supervisory responsibilities therefore previous management/supervisory experience is essential.
In this role you will be required to be highly flexible and participate in the 24 hour on-call rotational system providing management support to staff and person-centred approaches to the people who use our service.
We value our staff and work hard to develop their skills through the provision of training and support. We are expanding and so there are real opportunities for career development.
If you feel ready for a change and are able to take on new challenges in a growing organisation, simply click Apply!
*The Lifeways Group are an equal opportunities employer and are regulated by CQC in England. For Scotland, successful applicants are required to join the PVG Scheme and register with the SSSC.
**The role has been advertised gender specific due to the nature of the role and the people we support. It is therefore exempt from the Equality's Act 2010.